Jose Javier Reyes: The Mass Media Man (Literature)


Jose Javier Reyes is a famous Filipino media man who has done work as an actor, a director, a producer and even a writer. He plays a big role in the shaping of modern Filipino cinema and it credited for such big Filipino film hits such as “Sakal Sakali Saklolo”  (2007) and “When Love Begins…” (2008). Apart from his more commercial work, Reyes also has hits in the Independent scene.

Working with almost everyone who counts in the Filipino showbiz industry, Jose Javier Reyes graduated from De La Salle University with a degree in Literature. He then put up his own production company Available Light where he now has credit for producing such motion pictures as “Larger Than Life” and “Life Show” which were both distributed by Regal Pictures.

Reyes is also very well respected in the industry with over 28 wins and 60 nominations in various awards and tributes over the course of his career. His latest achievement was in the 2012 Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival where he won an award for Best Screenplay for his work in “Mga mumunting lihim” starring his frequent muse Mr. Judy Anne Santos.


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